Cardin, Oklahoma

Cardin is a ghost town in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 150 at the 2000 census, but plummeted to 3 at the 2010 census in April 2010. A former center of zinc and lead mining in northeastern Oklahoma, the town is located within the Tar Creek Superfund site designated in 1983 because of extensive environment…
Cardin is a ghost town in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 150 at the 2000 census, but plummeted to 3 at the 2010 census in April 2010. A former center of zinc and lead mining in northeastern Oklahoma, the town is located within the Tar Creek Superfund site designated in 1983 because of extensive environmental contamination. The vast majority of its residents accepted federal buyout offers of their properties, and the town's population dropped to zero in November 2010.
  • Elevation: 810 ft (247 m)
  • Country: United States
  • State: Oklahoma
  • County: Ottawa
  • ZIP code: 74335
  • Area code(s): 539/918
  • FIPS code: 40-11900
Data from: en.wikipedia.org